Thursday, December 13, 2012

Seeking color in winter

I went out walking yesterday, looking for some color in the winter landscape. The sky was blue; many of the tree trunks were nearly black; a pair of cardinals with their crimson mohawk crests hopped from branch to branch. I even saw a red-bellied woodpecker work his way up a tree.

But most of what I saw on the ground was beige, various shades of beige – from brown, to tan, to cream  – but nevertheless blah beige. Back by Maggie's bee hives, I came upon this bush flaunting hot pink berries. It cheered me.

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